As you know, Lent has begun. Joseph was very excited to help his daddy burn the palm fronds from last year’s Palm Sunday to make ashes for the Ash Wednesday service.
I picked up Hannah from school, Joe wrapped things up at work, and we packed in a hurry, anxious to get to the hospital and meet our niece (and cousin!).
And here she is!!!
I held her for just a few seconds – long enough to get a picture, but was nervous about my germs. Due to flu precautions, children aren’t allowed in patient rooms (or down the hallway), but a nice nurse held Stella so that Hannah and Joseph could see their new cousin through a window.
The sweet new family: